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GOLD COAST 2018 
Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council
 

 
 
 
 
KUALA LUMPUR 1998 
11-21 SEPTEMBER 
 

 
 
MEDAL 
# 
SPORT 
Gold 
Lawn Bowls, Shooting 
Silver 
Boxing 
Bronze 
Boxing 
TOTAL 
 
 
For the first time in its 68-year history, the Commonwealth Games were held in Asia. The XVI Games, held in Kuala Lumpur were also the first Games to feature team sports - an overwhelming success that added large numbers to both participatant and TV audience numbers. 
 
A new record of 70 countries sent a total of 5,065 athletes and officials to the Kuala Lumpur Games. The top five countries in the medal standing were Australia, England, Canada, Malaysia and South Africa. Nauru also achieved an impressive haul of three gold medals. Tuvalu and Kiribati debuted. 
 
Fifteen sports were featured in the Kuala Lumpur Games – athletics, aquatics (diving, swimming & synchronised swimming), badminton, boxing, cricket, cycling, gymnastics, hockey, netball, lawn bowls, rugby 7s, shooting, squash, tenpin bowling and weightlifting. 
 
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